February 20th, 2013
02:25 PM ET
Winning two Man Booker prizes in a row - and being the first woman to do so - is plenty publicity to push book sales, but it appears Hilary Mantel just earned herself a bit more.
The Brit author, who wrote the lauded and aforementioned prize-winning novels "Wolf Hall" and "Bring Up The Bodies," has sparked a fevered debate over her commentary that called the Duchess of Cambridge "a shop-window mannequin" without any personality who is only defined by her wardrobe.
February 19th, 2013
10:17 AM ET
Industry legend Clive Davis is recounting both his personal and professional life in a new memoir called "The Soundtrack of My Life."
The exec, who helped form the careers of artists like Whitney Houston, Janis Joplin, Bruce Springsteen and Alicia Keys, focuses mainly on his work with such varied and marquee stars over the past five decades, Rolling Stone reports.
But it wouldn't be a memoir if Davis didn't get personal.
February 5th, 2013
04:00 PM ET
It's been more than a decade since Helen Fielding published a novel about her character Bridget Jones, but it turns out there's more to Jones' story.
Publisher Alfred A. Knopf announced Tuesday that Bridget Jones will return in a new book scheduled to arrive in November.
December 28th, 2012
10:44 AM ET
When a beloved pet goes missing, the owner typically puts up signs around his or her neighborhood, offering a nominal reward for the animal's safe return.
Dennis Lehane doesn't do things that way.
The acclaimed author of "Mystic River" and "Shutter Island" informed fans on his Facebook page that he will name a character in his next book after anyone who can help get his pet beagle back home. His dog Tessa went missing in Massachusetts on Christmas Eve.
Lehane spoke to CNN's Starting Point panel about his unique offer. Watch the video above to hear why he made such a reward, and whether the character in question will be a hero or villain.
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